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List of Brigham Young University faculty

Brigham Young, the university's namesake.

This list of Brigham Young University faculty includes notable current and former instructors and administrators of Brigham Young University (BYU), a private, coeducational research university owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and located in Provo, Utah, United States. It includes faculty at its related academic colleges and two schools, including the Marriott School of Management and the J. Reuben Clark Law School. As of Fall 2007, BYU employs 1,300 instructional faculty, 88% of whom are tenured or on tenure track, and approximately 2,900 administrative and staff personnel. Part-time employees include approximately 900 faculty, administrative and staff personnel and 12,000 students.[1]

College of Family, Home and Social Sciences

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Hamblin, WilliamWilliam Hamblin History
Choate, MarkMark Choate History 2001 - present Bronze Star recipient for his handbook on village stability operations in Afghanistan, 2010-2011 No [2]

College of Fine Arts and Communications

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Boothe, Randall W.Randall W. Boothe Music Director of Light of the World and Faith in Every Footstep; former director of Disney's All American College Singers, Dancers and Show Band and artistic director for the Young Ambassadors No [3]
Christensen, James C.James C. Christensen Visual Arts Fantasy painter Yes [4]

College of Humanities

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Sanderson, BrandonBrandon Sanderson English 2005 - present Fantasy author Yes [5][6]
Wolverton, DaveDave Wolverton English Science-fiction author No [7]
Johnson, KimberlyKimberly Johnson English Poet No [7]
Faulconer, James E.James E. Faulconer Philosophy 1975-present Philosopher; founding editor of Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy; columnist for Patheos Yes [8][9]

College of Life Sciences

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Chamberlin, Ralph VaryRalph Vary Chamberlin Biology 1908-1911 Prolific taxonomist, central to the 1911 modernism controversy No [10]

College of Nursing

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Ashton, AlanAlan Ashton Computer Science 1987 Co-founder of WordPerfect, founder of Thanksgiving Point [11]

College of Religious Education

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Bott, Randy L.Randy L. Bott Religion Author and highest-rated professor in America in 2008 at Ratemyprofessor.com. Yes [12][13]
Brown, Hugh B.Hugh B. Brown Religion Author and former member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints No [14]
Madsen, Truman G.Truman G. Madsen Philosophy Prolific LDS author, former director of BYU Jerusalem Center No [15]

College of Undergraduate Education

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

Fulton College of Engineering and Technology

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

J. Reuben Clark School of Law

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Benson, DeeDee Benson Law 1996 Federal Judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Yes [16]
EchoHawk, LarryLarry EchoHawk Law 1995 - present Former Attorney General for Idaho Yes [17]
Gee, GordonGordon Gee Law 1979 President of The Ohio State University, former President of Brown University No [18]
Nuffer, DavidDavid Nuffer Law 2001 - present Federal Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah Yes [19]
Whitman, Dale A.Dale A. Whitman Law 1973–1978, 1989–1999 Former Dean of the University of Missouri School of Law, former President of the Association of American Law Schools Yes [20]
Hafen, Bruce C.Bruce C. Hafen Law 1985–1989 Former President of Ricks College, Emeritus General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints No [21]

Marriott School of Management

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference
Albrecht, W. SteveW. Steve Albrecht Accounting Former President of the American Accounting Association, former (and first) President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Yes [22][23]
Covey, StephenStephen Covey Organizational Leadership & Strategy Author of New York Times Best Seller The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Time Magazine Top 25 most influential American Yes [24]
Nadauld, Stephen D.Stephen D. Nadauld Management (Finance) 1976–1983 Ninth President of Weber State University, former Director of BYU MBA program, current interim President of Dixie State College Yes [25][26]

McKay School of Education

Name Department Service Notability Alumnus Reference

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External links

  • BYU Faculty Directory
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